It’s that time of the year again!, The annual Tessuti competition, and this year the competition theme is Colour in Thirds. The fabric is a Japanese polyester crepe de chine and comes in three colours.
I didn’t want to waste any of the beautiful palm print silk twill I had left over from the Birdie bomber so I used it to sew up this quick and easy pullover top. The fabric is a palm printed silk twill and the pattern is McCalls 7195. It’s a loose-fitting top with bust darts, […]
This Jungle Ruched Dress came to life after I bought the fabric from Tessuti on sale for the bargain price of $11 per meter. It’s a 95% Rayon 5% Spandex Jersey Knit called Nouveau Jungle. I wanted an easy project which I could whip up in an afternoon. I found the Burda style pattern 6626 at Spotlight on sale […]
Kimono’s have been trending for a while and I’ve probably missed the boat but I still love so why not? So many choices, go Geisha or Boho? I had a perfect silk blend fabric in my stash that said “Geisha”.
Tessuti are running another competition which closes tonight! I bought the fabric a while ago and pinned a few ideas to my pinterest board but like always, left it literally to the last minute (again!). Update: I was awarded a runner up prize! Thankyou so much Tessuti! The competition requires that you use Tessuti’s fabric […]
I have decided to join the memademay’13 challenge this year as I am one of those sewers (probably one of many) who makes up all of these fab outfits and never wears them! Why is that I wonder? Most likely because I find some gorgeous fabric and gorgeous dress pattern, fantasise about how fantastic it […]
A friends little boy celebrated his first birthday today. Since getting my sewing mojo back and having the kids away for three days at Grandpa and Baba’s I had the perfect opportunity to sew something for him. Luka the Birthday Boy. Happy Birthday! I had the fabric in my stash which was purchased at darn cheap […]